'''Agnes Repplier''' (April 1, 1855 – November 15, 1950) was an American essayist."Agnes Repplier, Essayist," ''Woman's Progress,'' Vol. 2, pp. 147–153.Chase, Mary Ellen (1933). "The Dean of American Essayists," ''The Commonweal'', Vol. 18, pp. 384–386.
LibriVox recording of Americans and Others by Agnes Repplier. Read by Mary Schneider A collection of sometimes biting, always clever commentaries on some of life's foibles -- as apt today as when Ms. Repplier wrote them in 1912. Though less know to modern readers, Repplier was in her prime ranked among the likes of Willa Cather. Note: Section 13 contains the word niggards. I put it in print here so that it will not be mistaken for a racial epithet when heard. (written by Mary Schneider) For... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nonfiction, essays, American women authors Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of IN OUR CONVENT DAYS, by AGNES REPPLIER. Read by Mary Schneider. With her usual wit and charm, Ms. Repplier recalls her days at Eden Hall, the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Torresdale, north of Philadelphia. She shares the highlights (and some of the low lights) of her time there. Perhaps this sharp eye, nurtured by her willfulness and independent spirit, was the reason she was not invited to return to Eden after her second year. Not only Catholics or boarding school... Topics: librivox, audiobook, Essay, memoir, humor, Philadelphia, Catholic, boarding school Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text